While taking this photograph, I was caught in an early morning cold sand storm.  I literally had to find a place behind some of the ruins to protect my face and body from the flying sand.  It was like being sand blasted!  Palmyra is vast and beautiful.  It’s a UNESCO world heritage site.

Please click here to see more Middle Eastern Ruins.

Please see Syria’s ancient City of Palmyra on the brink of destruction by AL Arabiya News. 


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